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Harvard Alumni Tell Students,
“Stay True to What You Believe”

by the Harvard College Anscombe Society Officer Team Last month, the Harvard College Anscombe Society was pleased to invite three Anscombe alumni (Derek Bekebrede ’13, Matt Menendez ’14, and Colin Motley ’10) to come back to campus to speak about … Continue reading »

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My Life Has Been Changed

By María José Flores Rojas Being part of the Love and Fidelity Network Student Leadership Seminar this summer changed my life in so many ways.  I was happy to find an organization that defends marriage and family, but I felt … Continue reading »

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An Interview with the Co-President of “Off the Hook”

Below is an interview with Reed Frey, the co-president of “Off the Hook” at the University of Pittsburgh. Reed is a Junior majoring in Religious Studies and Politics & Philosophy. How did you first get involved with the Love and … Continue reading »

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Congratulations Graduates!

In this brief letter, we (the LFN Staff) want to take a moment to congratulate all of our student leaders who are graduating this year from their universities and colleges, and to thank them for all of their hard work … Continue reading »

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Why Knot Now?

The following is a reflection following the 2013 conference Sexuality, Integrity, and the University written by Luciana E. Milano. Luciana is a senior at Harvard University and president of the Harvard College Anscombe Society. As a senior in college, I … Continue reading »

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A Generation Failing to Commit by Rachel A.

      Abstract The period of time referred to as “emerging adulthood” has been redefined, allowing young adults to alter their goals and lifestyles. Marriage is no longer viewed as an essential step to adulthood, nor is it greatly … Continue reading »

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Valentine’s Ad #2

Sources: “Using the March 2004 Current Population Survey (CPS), we estimated standard human capital regressions, expanded to include race, Hispanic origin, and presence of children. Among men, ages 25-49, the coefficient on being married implied a 34 percent earnings advantage … Continue reading »

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Valentine’s Ad #1

Direct source: “Model 3 includes a dichotomous variable measuring premarital sex and indicates that women who had their first sexual encounter prior to first marriage are about 34% more likely to experience marital dissolution at each point in their marriages … Continue reading »

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"A Business Plan for Life?" by Casey Gleave

When people who have a high need for achievement—and that includes all Harvard Business School graduates—have an extra half hour of time or an extra ounce of energy, they’ll unconsciously allocate it to activities that yield the most tangible accomplishments. And our careers provide the most concrete evidence that we’re moving forward. You ship a product, finish a design, complete a presentation, close a sale, teach a class, publish a paper, get paid, get promoted. In contrast, investing time and energy in your relationship with your spouse and children typically doesn’t offer that same immediate sense of achievement. Kids misbehave every day. It’s really not until 20 years down the road that you can put your hands on your hips and say, “I raised a good son or a good daughter.” You can neglect your relationship with your spouse, and on a day-to-day basis, it doesn’t seem as if things are deteriorating. People who are driven to excel have this unconscious propensity to underinvest in their families and overinvest in their careers—even though intimate and loving relationships with their families are the most powerful and enduring source of happiness.

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News on Sex Differences from Wall Street

On Monday, the Wall Street Journal dedicated 10 whole news pages to “Women in the Economy.” This feature examined what is “holding women back in the workplace” and “set out an action plan for creating new opportunities.” As one might … Continue reading »

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